A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Karaton in Kazakhstan. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/10/20 / 2020-10-04 22:33:24 / October 4, 2020 @ 10:33 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 22:33:24 / 10:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 53.3029 East, latitude 46.2405 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000c5k0. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c5k0.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Qaraton (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Kazakhstan (c. 15 340 000 pop). Event epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Qaraton (c. 8 900 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km SSW of Karaton, Kazakhstan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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